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Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: AG Olonisakin | Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin | Abayomi Olonisakin | Gabriel Olonisakin | Olonishakin [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Last seen as

Chief of Defence Staff, General, Commander of Defence Headquarters (Military) on 28 January 2021 [+]

Postings


Unit Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Defence Headquarters [+] General [+] Commander [+] Chief of Defence Staff [+] 13 July 2015 [+] 28 January 2021 [+]
Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] General [+] Commander [+] Chief of Defence Staff [+] 13 July 2015 [+] 28 January 2021 [+]
Armed Forces Council [+] General [+] Chief of Defence Staff [+] 13 July 2015 [+] 28 January 2021 [+]

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Subordinates

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Name Rank Role Unit Start of overlap End of overlap Duration of overlap
Ibrahim Manu Yusuf [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] Multinational Joint Task Force [+] 19 November 2019 [+] 18 March 2021 [+] 485 days
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] 27 January 2021 [+] 2003 days
Alani Gafar Okunola [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield [+] 10 September 2015 [+] 18 January 2016 [+] 130 days
Emmanuel Atewe [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield [+] 13 February 2014 [+] 28 July 2015 [+] 530 days

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
18 August 2014 This Day Four Dredging Workers Kidnapped in Bayelsa
14 July 2015 Leadership Buhari Replaces NSA, Service Chiefs
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
Defence Headquarters Profile of the Chief of Defence Staff
13 April 2016 The Guardian Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(b)
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
10 September 2015 News Agency of Nigeria 3 die, others injured in clash between JTF, militants in Delta
05 August 2017 The Nation Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
04 November 2014 The Nation JTF vows to fish out Niger Delta criminals
Training and Doctrine Command BRIEF BIOGRAPHY of MAJ GEN AG Olonisakin
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
19 January 2016 Channels Television Defence Minister Arrives Warri To Inspect Pipeline Explosion Site
13 November 2020 Exclusive Interview with Major General Ibrahim Yusuf 02 December 2021
19 February 2016 The Guardian U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
28 February 2016 Vanguard Boko Haram: Nigerian Army inducts Combat Motorbike battalion into Battle
30 March 2016 Vanguard Army captures Alagarno, Boko Haram `spiritual power base’
22 July 2016 Vanguard Troops welfare: Army to review fees in command schools
19 November 2019 MAJOR GENERAL IBRAHIM MANU YUSUF TAKES OVER IN MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE 02 December 2021
12 July 2021 Maj Gen Im Yusuf Assumes Duty As 31st Commandant Of Nda 02 December 2021
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
19 March 2021 Major General Ogunlade, Assumes Office As Head Of MNJTF 02 December 2021
16 February 2021 Premium Times Ex-Nigerian defence chief, Olonisakin pulls out of army 16 November 2021
28 January 2021 Premium Times Attahiru assumes office as new army chief as Buratai bows out 16 November 2021
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
29 January 2021 TheCable PHOTOS: Olonisakin, chief of air staff hand over to their successors 16 November 2021
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020
26 December 2017 Vanguard Soldiers celebrate Christmas in Gwoza, Buni Yadi 26 August 2018
06 January 2018 Vanguard COAS commends Gov. Gaidam for presentation of vehicles to army 08 August 2018
05 March 2018 Vanguard Dickson receives Buratai, urges him to help make Bayelsa foremost tourist, economic hub 26 August 2018
20 July 2018 Vanguard Buratai renames 21 Brigade as Special Forces Brigade 25 August 2018
19 July 2018 Vanguard No going back, fight to finish, Buratai charges troops 09 August 2018